Health, Science, Environment

2:43pm

Mon October 22, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Turnstyle News: The making of an empty San Francisco

A new, eerily gorgeous empty city video features a San Francisco without cars, pets, or people.

But equally as entertaining for video production nerd types is the “making of” video Ching created, describing his technique.

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12:00am

Mon October 22, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Today on Your Call: What can we learn from next generation of young environmental activists?

On today’s Your Call, we'll have a conversation with three winners of this year's David Brower Youth Awards, which honors young people for their achievements in the fields of environmental and social justice advocacy. Do you know a young person who's inspired you to do more to protect the environment?  Join us live at 11 or email us at feedback@yourcallradio.org. What environmental issues concern young people today? It's Your Call, with Rose Aguilar and you.


Guests:

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4:57pm

Thu October 18, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

A plan to drain Hetch Hetchy would drain city coffers, opponents say

Flickr user nicmcc

San Francisco Proposition F asks the city to consider draining the Hetch Hetchy reservoir, a source of 80 percent of San Francisco's water. KALW’s Ben Trefny talked with PJ Johnston, the spokesman for the No on Proposition F campaign, and asked him why passing Proposition F would be a bad idea. 

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9:22am

Thu October 18, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

An argument for draining the Hetch Hetchy

Executive Director Mike Marshall discussing the plan to Restore Hetch Hetchy with North Beach Festival-goers

Eighty-five percent of San Francisco's water comes from the Hetch Hetchy reservoir. San Francisco Proposition F calls for the city to begin evaluating the option of draining the reservoir. Before the Hetch Hetchy Valley was flooded, or the O’Shaughnessy Dam was built, environmentalists led by John Muir put up a big fight to keep it protected.

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4:57pm

Mon October 15, 2012
Health, Science, Environment

Oakland clinic offers free, alternative medicine to women with cancer

Sweet clover is part of the CMCC logo, symbolizing natural strength, beauty, and grass-roots beginnings.
Photo courtesy of http://www.charlottemaxwell.org/about/treatment.html

Cancer treatments can leave a patient in intense pain, or cause nausea, fatigue, and loss of appetite. For people with low incomes or without health insurance, treatment to alleviate these side effects is often unaffordable. In Oakland, low-income women with cancer can turn to free, traditional medicine as an alternative.

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